Auburn Toomer's Corner oak trees fire

Arts & Life
8:35 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Auburn Says Fire Damage Weakening Toomer's Oaks

Auburn University's landmark oak trees at Toomer's Corner.

A new report from Auburn University says the fire that damaged the oak trees at Toomer's Corner will make the trees even weaker than they were beforehand.

A study released on Monday says the trees already were in what it calls a "severe state of decline" from being poisoned.

The report says flames that severely damaged the trees on Nov. 18 will only worsen their condition.

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